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3 students arrested in Woonsocket High School bomb threats

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Dee DeQuattro


Three high school students have been arrested in connection with a series of bomb threats made to Woonsocket High School.

Police say a 15-year-old girl, a 16-year-old male and 18-year-old Khalil Oliver have been arrested and charged with making threats to a public building and conspiracy.

The investigation is not over, police believe there may still be more arrests to come.

During assemblies held at Woonsocket High School on Thursday morning police commended students for providing them with crucial information leading to the suspects.

The school has been on lock down four times since the Boston Marathon bombings as a result of bomb threats made to the school. Police say three were notes left inside the building and a fourth was a phone call.

On one occasion a bomb squad was brought to the school and the school was evacuated. Police say his came at an estimated cost of $100,000.

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